Anniston, AL – Colavita|Bianchi competed in the Sunny King Criterium this past Saturday March 28, completing the first race of the National Criterium Calendar (NCC). The team went into the race with their 2015 goals in mind: defend the NCC team overall classification and individual classification categories. The team demonstrated excellent teamwork and power, establishing a great beginning to the season.
The race started off chilly when the riders toed the line at 6:20 p.m., but the excitement to kick off the season proved to keep spirits high as it showed in the Colavita|Bianchi’s efforts to keep the race under control. The riders were active participants throughout the entire race covering moves to ensure a strong finish for the team’s sprint sensation, Erica Allar. In the final lap, Allar was able to secure a spot on the podium in third place, with Morgan Brown’s 10 place finish respectively.
Up next the team will look to continue improving their team and individual NCC placings at the second stop on the NCC calendar Saturday April 11 at the Novent Health Invitational Criterium.
Stay tuned for the team roster announcement!